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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes engages coaches and athletes to grow in their faith and sport.

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Dave Hudson, Multi Area Director  

Dave is married to the former Ruth Van Hoose.  They have three grown daughters.  Stephanie, Stacey, and Kelly.  Dave has been with FCA 5 years and served 4 years with Athletes in Action in Toronto, CA.  He believes the world can be impacted by Christian coaches and athletes because of their influence.  Coaches and Athletes in Indiana, the US, and around globe have a powerful platform to share Christ.


Craig Grow, southwestern Indiana

My journey with FCA started in 1972. I was in high school and my baseball coach invited me to go to a FCA camp in Rome, Georgia. He said that it would not cost me anything to go. I loved sports and it was free so I said, sure. Little did I know at that time what was in store for me. After a week of camp, I went back to Indiana with a new purpose in life. I accepted Jesus Christ as my personal savior.

Through the years I been involved with the FCA Ministry as a volunteer in a variety of ways. Then in 2013 I felt our Lord calling me to serve on the Indiana FCA staff. I am now blessed to be the FCA Representative for an eight county area in Southwestern Indiana.

It is my desire to impact the lives of coaches and athletes through the 4 C’s of the FCA Ministry; Campus, Coaches, Camp and Community. I know that our Lord uses organizations like the FCA to make an impact on a young person’s life. I experienced it firsthand. I am a product of the FCA Ministry.

It is only through your prayers and financial support that the FCA Ministry in Southwestern Indiana is possible. I thank you for teaming with me and Southwestern Indiana FCA to make an eternal difference in the lives of coaches, athletes, and to all whom they influence.

Bob Shaw, Southeastern Indiana

Bob began his work with FCA as a huddle leader at Silver Creek High School in 1992.  He was a volleyball, track & field and tennis coach for a total of 27 years and retired from teaching in 2015 in order to work for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as an area representative for Southeast Indiana along with Donnie Roark.  His desire is to use his experience as a huddle coach in helping and developing huddles in Clark and Floyd counties and beyond and in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ to athletes and coaches and all who will listen.

Bob is married to his high school sweetheart, Barbara, and has two children, Robert and Hannah, and three grandchildren.  He is also the music director at First Baptist Church-Sellersburg.

Donnie Roark, Southeastern Indiana

Donnie has been on staff since 2014, but has been involved with FCA for 10 years. He is currently a Junior at Indiana University East, majoring in Communication. After graduating, Donnie plans to become a full-time FCA staff person. He is currently engaged to his fiance' Rebecca. Together they love serving the area and being a part of the FCA family. 


Jason Brand, Southwestern Indiana, Evansville area

Jason and his wife Samantha have been married for 8 years. They have 3 young boys. Jason is very excited to be joining the Southwestern Indiana FCA team. Jason and his family love serving in their local church and are excited about the opportunity to grow the FCA in their community. Jason, being a former college athlete, knows that there is no better platform to share Christ with someone than through Coaches and Athletes.


Billy Holder, Southwestern Indiana, Evansville area 

Billy is a Certified Organic Master Gardener and a Nutrition Health Coach. He is married with 4 grandchildren, and is involved in several ministries and Christ centered mentoring groups. FCA is his passion. Bringing The Gospel and sharing the love of Jesus Christ to coaches and student/athletes is a great honor . Billy is so glad to be a part of this ministry.


Nancy Hudson, Administrative Assistant, Camp Director

Nancy is a retired teacher. She and her husband Rick (42 years,) live in Bloomfield. Their family includes a daughter, her husband, a son and his wife, and five fantastic grand children!  After spending 35 years in the classroom, she is excited about working for FCA, and sharing her enthusiasm for the Word with others.